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Talking Black in America

April 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

“Talking Black in America” film screening and lecture
When: Friday, April 6
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center, room 120​​​​​​​

11 am – 12 noon: Lecture on “Justice for Jeantel and Trayvon: Fighting Dialect Prejudice in the Courtroom and Beyond” by John R. Rickford, J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities Dept of Linguistics, Stanford

7 – 8:30 pm: Free film screening followed by Q+A / Discussion with John R. Rickford

Cost: Free and open to the public

Produced and Directed by Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan, Executive Producer Walt Wolfram, Associate Producer John R. Rickford

Talking Black in America showcases the history and symbolic role
of language in the lives of African Americans and highlights its tremendous impact on the speech and culture of the United States. This is the first full-length documentary film on African American Vernacular English. Runtime 66 minutes


April 6, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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